FantasyPros Football Podcast: Week 5 Rapid Reaction + Who is Marquez Valdes-Scantling?

Oct 7, 2018

Marquez Valdes-Scantling may have carved out a long-term role for himself with his Week 5 performance

Welcome to the latest episode of the FantasyPros Football Podcast. Our Sunday show is hosted by Dan Harris (@danharris80) and Mike Tagliere (@MikeTagliereNFL). Every Sunday throughout the NFL season, we’ll be analyzing every game that started before Sunday night and sharing our fantasy takeaways with you.

We’re back to break down Sunday’s exciting slate of action and give you our thoughts on how these matchups might affect the fantasy landscape moving forward. Blake Bortles (2:00) isn’t any better than we thought and Marquez Valdes-Scantling (6:43) may have earned a larger role with his performance. Is it time to cut bait on Derrick Henry (24:20), how should James Conner (37:46) be ranked for the rest of the season, and how will Robert Woods fare if Cooper Kupp and Brandin Cooks (55:36) both miss time in the future?

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Matchups:

IND @ NE – 11:07
MIA @ CIN – 15:35
NYG @ CAR – 21:32
TEN @ BUF – 23:54
BAL @ CLE – 27:55
DEN @ NYJ – 31:42
ATL @ PIT – 37:36
JAC @ KC – 41:49
GB @ DET – 44:00
OAK @ LAC – 48:45
MIN @ PHI – 52:12
LAR @ SEA – 55:32
ARI @ SF – 59:13

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2Melvin Gordon (LAC)RB
3Derrick Henry (TEN)RB
4Tyreek Hill (KC)WR
5Julio Jones (ATL)WR
6Chris Carson (SEA)RB
7DeAndre Hopkins (HOU)WR
8Jamaal Williams (GB)RB
9JuJu Smith-Schuster (PIT)WR
10Travis Kelce (KC)TE
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11Sony Michel (NE)RB
12Joe Mixon (CIN)RB
13C.J. Anderson (LAR)RB
14Dalvin Cook (MIN)RB
15Damien Williams (KC)RB
16Nick Chubb (CLE)RB
17T.Y. Hilton (IND)WR
18Robert Woods (LAR)WR
19Marlon Mack (IND)RB
20Gus Edwards (BAL)RB
21Mike Evans (TB)WR
22Julian Edelman (NE)WR
23Elijah McGuire (NYJ)RB
24Keenan Allen (LAC)WR
25David Johnson (ARI)RB
26Adam Thielen (MIN)WR
27Zach Ertz (PHI)TE
28Jeff Wilson (SF)RB
29Brandin Cooks (LAR)WR
30Peyton Barber (TB)RB
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2Mookie Betts (BOS)CF,RF
3Jose Ramirez (CLE)2B,3B
4J.D. Martinez (BOS)LF,RF
5Nolan Arenado (COL)3B
6Max Scherzer (WSH)SP
7Francisco Lindor (CLE)SS
8Christian Yelich (MIL)LF,CF
9Ronald Acuna (ATL)LF,CF
10Manny Machado (FA)3B,SS
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11Chris Sale (BOS)SP
12Trea Turner (WSH)SS
13Jose Altuve (HOU)2B
14Alex Bregman (HOU)3B,SS
15Jacob deGrom (NYM)SP
16Bryce Harper (FA)CF,RF
17Aaron Judge (NYY)RF,DH
18Trevor Story (COL)SS
19Paul Goldschmidt (STL)1B
20Giancarlo Stanton (NYY)LF,RF
21Freddie Freeman (ATL)1B
22Charlie Blackmon (COL)CF
23Justin Verlander (HOU)SP
24Javier Baez (CHC)2B,3B
25Corey Kluber (CLE)SP
26Andrew Benintendi (BOS)LF,CF
27Kris Bryant (CHC)3B,RF
28Gerrit Cole (HOU)SP
29Anthony Rizzo (CHC)1B
30Aaron Nola (PHI)SP
1Anthony Davis (NOR)PF,C
2James Harden (HOU)PG,SG
3Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL)SF,PF
4Karl-Anthony Towns (MIN)C
5Kevin Durant (GSW)SF,PF
6LeBron James (LAL)SF,PF
7Stephen Curry (GSW)PG,SG
8Nikola Jokic (DEN)PF,C
9Damian Lillard (POR)PG
10Russell Westbrook (OKC)PG
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12Paul George (OKC)SG,SF
13Joel Embiid (PHI)PF,C
14Kawhi Leonard (TOR)SG,SF
15Chris Paul (HOU)PG
16Jimmy Butler (PHI)SG,SF
17Kemba Walker (CHA)PG
18Kyrie Irving (BOS)PG,SG
19Ben Simmons (PHI)PG,SF
20Jrue Holiday (NOR)PG,SG
21Rudy Gobert (UTH)C
22Andre Drummond (DET)PF,C
23John Wall (WAS)PG
24Kyle Lowry (TOR)PG
25Khris Middleton (MIL)SG,SF
26Donovan Mitchell (UTH)PG,SG
27Bradley Beal (WAS)SG
28Kevin Love (CLE)PF,C
29Draymond Green (GSW)PF,C
30LaMarcus Aldridge (SAS)PF,C
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